Govt of Punjab Service and General Administration Department (Regulation Wing) has issued Notification No. DS (O&M)(S & GAD)5-3/2013 dated 2nd March 2013 in connection with the Appointment of Contractees in BPS-16 and above on Regular Basis in Autonomous Bodies.
According to the Notification, Chief Minister, Punjab has been pleased to approve that Committee constituted vide this departments’ letter No. DS (O&M)(S & GAD)5-3/2004/CONTRACT (MF) dated 28-02-2012 shall determine the eligibility and suitability of contract employees in BPS-16 and above working in Autonomous Bodies in the Punjab for their appointment on regular basis. The Contract Employees appointed prior to 01-03-2013 may be considered by the above mentioned committee keeping in view the following:
(a) A regular vacancy is available for appointment of contractee on regular basis.
(b) Appointments were made after advertisement of the vacancies in newspapers, and in prescribed manner.
(c) The appointment of contractee was made as per provision of the relevant service rules. In case no such rules have been framed, the same should be framed before consideration of appointment of contractee on regular basis.
(d) The contractee is domiciled of Province of the Punjab.
(e) The appointment on regular basis shall be subject to the verification of character and antecedents of the contractee to the satisfaction of the appointing authority.
(f) The contractee, being considered for regular appointment, must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the discharge of his duties. A candidate who, after such medical examination as prescribed by the respective autonomous body, is declared as ‘not fit’ by the examination authority, shall not be appointed on regular basis.
(g) Performance of the Contractees remained satisfactory during the contract period.
(h) The Appointing Authorities may ensure that the degrees, diplomas, certificates or other relevant documents required for appointment are not bogus/ forged.
After scrutiny of the cases, the recommendations of the committee shall be sent to the respective appointing authority in the concerned Autonomous Body for appointment on regular basis of the Contractees.
The appointment on regular basis shall be made with ‘immediate effect’ by the concerned Appointment Authorities. (A Post by Makhdoom Sultan).